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Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP

Doctors’ access to our youngest children and credibility make them critical partners to engage in early childhood advocacy  

Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP

Quality early childhood education settings have great potential to transform our nation’s health.

Liz Isakson, MD, FAAP, Executive Director, Docs for Tots

In large part, science has shown us how to best support the health and development of our youngest children – we need to start doing it.

George Askew, MD, Founder, Docs for Tots, Chief Medical Officer, Administration for Children and Families

The earliest and most profound influences on child health are found outside of the doctor’s office.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

What happens during the first months and years of life sets either a sturdy or a fragile stage for what follows.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Children are born wired for feelings and ready to learn.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Babies make 700 new neural connections per second.

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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate